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A FAMILY FOR EVERY CHILD

A FAMILY FOR EVERY CHILD

A Foster/Adoptive Parent Support Seminar


With Dr. Sharen Ford

A Foster/Adoptive Parent Support Seminar


With Dr. Sharen Ford

Sharen Ford, Ph.D., is a nationally-recognized child welfare consultant and the retired
Manager for Permanency Services for the Colorado Department of Human Services in the
Division of Child Welfare Services. She retires with 30 years of comprehensive work
history with the department. She oversaw six programmatic areas including the Foster
Care and Adoption Program and supervised a team of professional staff.
Dr. Ford is the former President of the National Association of State Adoption
Programs (NASAP) and the Association of Administrators for the Interstate Compact on
Adoption Medical Assistance (AAICAMA). Her outstanding work has earned her the
Angels in Adoption Paul Singer Award (2012) from the Congressional Coalition on
Adoption Institute, Adoption Activist Award (2011) from the North American Council on
Adoptable Children and the Adoption Excellence Award (2009) for Individual
Contributions to the field from federal Department of Health and Human Services.
She currently serves as the Adoption Consultant for Focus on the Family and is as
committed as ever to raising awareness regarding the need for every child to have a
permanent family. She is married to Roy, is a mom to Jennifer, and a grandmother to Ezran.

Sharen Ford, Ph.D., is a nationally-recognized child welfare consultant and the retired
Manager for Permanency Services for the Colorado Department of Human Services in the
Division of Child Welfare Services. She retires with 30 years of comprehensive work
history with the department. She oversaw six programmatic areas including the Foster
Care and Adoption Program and supervised a team of professional staff.
Dr. Ford is the former President of the National Association of State Adoption
Programs (NASAP) and the Association of Administrators for the Interstate Compact on
Adoption Medical Assistance (AAICAMA). Her outstanding work has earned her the
Angels in Adoption Paul Singer Award (2012) from the Congressional Coalition on
Adoption Institute, Adoption Activist Award (2011) from the North American Council on
Adoptable Children and the Adoption Excellence Award (2009) for Individual
Contributions to the field from federal Department of Health and Human Services.
She currently serves as the Adoption Consultant for Focus on the Family and is as
committed as ever to raising awareness regarding the need for every child to have a
permanent family. She is married to Roy, is a mom to Jennifer, and a grandmother to Ezran.

WHEN: Thursday, January 29th


6:00-8:00pm

WHEN: Thursday, January 29th


6:00-8:00pm

At: Evangelical Free Church


1243 Blue Course Dr, State College 16801

At: Evangelical Free Church


1243 Blue Course Dr, State College 16801

**Free childcare will be available**


Please RSVP with number of children so we can be sure to
have enough volunteers.

**Free childcare will be available**


Please RSVP with number of children so we can be sure to
have enough volunteers.

Questions? You may contact Pastor Vince Smith at


vsmith@scccweb.com or call (814) 238-5913.

Questions? You may contact Pastor Vince Smith at


vsmith@scccweb.com or call (814) 238-5913.

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